Roosevelt Elementary School

Roosevelt Elementary School serves 530 students in grades KG-2.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Roosevelt Elementary School operates within the Elkhart Community s School District.

Overview

The student population of 530 students has declined by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-2
Total Students 530 students
Roosevelt Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Roosevelt Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Roosevelt Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.64 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 17:1
Roosevelt Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Roosevelt Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
52%
9%
Roosevelt Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
26%
13%
Roosevelt Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
14%
71%
Roosevelt Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Roosevelt Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Roosevelt Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.64 0.73
Roosevelt Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
87%
41%
Roosevelt Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
8%
Roosevelt Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 12,536 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Elkhart Community s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
4
Number of Students Managed 12,536 1,521
Elkhart Community s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $189 MM n/a
Elkhart Community s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $172 MM n/a
Elkhart Community s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $13,975 $0
Elkhart Community s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $12,760 $0
Elkhart Community s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elkhart Central High School (1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pierre Moran Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hawthorne Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Elkhart Pierre Moran Middle School
    200 West Lusher Ave
    Elkhart , IN , 46517
    (574)295-4805
    0.3  mi  |  614  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Elkhart Hawthorne Elementary School
    501 West Lusher Ave
    Elkhart , IN , 46517
    (574)295-4820
    0.4  mi  |  540  students  |  Gr.  3-6
  • Elkhart Beck Elementary School
    818 Mcdonald St
    Elkhart , IN , 46516
    (574)295-4830
    0.7  mi  |  453  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Elkhart Elkhart Central High School
    1 Blazer Blvd
    Elkhart , IN , 46516
    (574)295-4700
    1  mi  |  1791  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Elkhart Monger Elementary School
    1100 East Hively Ave
    Elkhart , IN , 46517
    (574)295-4860
    1.1  mi  |  351  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Elkhart, IN public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.63, which is higher than the Indiana average of 0.29. The most diverse school in Elkhart is Daly Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Indiana or national school diversity statistics.